Thomas is a serving Army Reservist, father of three, and a cybersecurity enthusiast. He served on active duty for five years with 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) as a Special Operations Team – Alpha Cryptologic Linguist team member. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute’s Modern Standard Arabic course and completed multiple deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He separated from active duty and cross-trained as a Civil Affairs Specialist in the Army Reserves. It was shortly after that transition that he went back to school and simultaneously completed a Pathways Internship with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security. He worked as a Cyber Defense Analyst with the Detection and Adversary Pursuit branches within CISA’s Threat Hunting sub-division during his internship and successfully converted after graduation. He has also worked as the Army National Guard’s G6 contractor cyber incident response team leader. When he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his family and trying his hand at raising backyard chickens.
What Inspired You To Join The U.S. Digital Corps?
Thomas is a huge Tottenham Hotspur fan.